Accident Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3) N480F, Tuesday 19 July 1983
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Date:Tuesday 19 July 1983
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Chevron Oil
Registration: N480F
MSN: 9719
Year of manufacture:1943
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Khartoum -   Sudan
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The no. 2 engine had to be feathered due to a failure shortly after takeoff. The remaining no. 1 engine then gave problems, forcing the crew to make a belly landing.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Fuel contamination.

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